Cookies and how we use them

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files, typically of letters and numbers, downloaded on to a device when you access certain websites or emails, including DIRTY70 ASBL’s website.  Cookies allow a website to recognise your device.
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Do we use cookies?


Types of cookies we use

We use strictly necessary, performance, functionality and targeting cookies on our website.  We have assessed our cookies based on The Belgian European Consumer Centre Cookie Guide.

On the website generally

We use Google Analytics to understand how people use our website so we can make it more effective.
Google Analytics collects anonymous information about what people do on our website, where they’ve come from, and whether they’ve completed any tasks on the site, for example, which page is the most visited.
Google Analytics tracks this information using cookies and JavaScript code.

Website statistics analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”).
Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.  Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.  Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.

Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.  You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
For more information, please see The Google’s Analytics overview.

Third party cookies

You may notice some cookies that are not related to the DIRTY70 ASBL’s website whilst visiting  Some of our pages contain embedded content such as Youtube video, Twitter feed, Facebook likes or Google plus share, and you may receive cookies delivered from these websites.  DIRTY70 ASBL does not govern the publication of 3rd party cookies.  To understand more about their cookies and privacy statements, please visit the relevant sites.

Some of our cookies will remind you about our work and how you can help after you have left the website.  These are the targeting / advertising cookies we use.  It is a useful tool for us to keep public awareness of our campaigns and how they can be supported.

If you do not want cookies to be stored on your computer, it is possible to disable this function without affecting your navigation around the site.

How do you disable cookies?

If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer and you wish to block DIRTY70 ASBL’s website cookies, you can perform the following :
1. On your browser tools menu, select ‘Internet Options’.
2. Click on the ‘Privacy’ tab and then on the ‘Sites’ button.
3. Type into the ‘Address of website’ field :
5. Click on the ‘Block’ button.
6. Click on the OK button.

Other browsers :

Firefox cookie management

Chrome cookie management

Safari cookie management

Other browsers have similar cookie management abilities in their preferences settings, please refer to your browser’s ‘Help’ facility.  Find more detailed information on disabling cookies from

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